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baked fiesta spinach dip

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Linda Walter
Gulfport, FL

from the cookbook, "Southern Scrumptious"

(1 rating)
yield serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For baked fiesta spinach dip

  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 cup chunky medium salsa, well drained
  • 1 (10 oz.) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded monterey jack cheese
  • 8 oz. light cream cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 cup light cream cup sliced black olives
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

How To Make baked fiesta spinach dip

  • 1
    Saute the onion in oil in a medium skillet over medium heat until tender.
  • 2
    Add the salsa. Drain the spinach and squeeze dry. Add the spinach to the skillet. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • 3
    Pour the mixture into 1 1/2quart baking dish. Stir in 2 cups of the Monterey Jack and the cream cheese, cream and olives.
  • 4
    Sprinkle with the pecans. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Cover with foil and bake for 15 minutes longer. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 cup Monterey Jack. Serve hot. Yield: 5 cups

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